Wild & Scenic Film Festival - Now streaming on demand!

OARS is excited to present our 13th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival, Resilient by Nature!

On the evening of Friday, April 30 a selection of 2021 award-winning films from the nation's largest environmental film festival will stream to you LIVE in the comfort of your home.

These engaging films illustrate the challenges facing our planet and how communities are responding in order to protect the places we love. Each story gives us a sense of place and understanding of what it means to be a responsible steward!

Can't make it? Ticketholders will have access to view the the films on demand May 1 through midnight May 5.

Live Virtual:
Friday, April 30, Virtual lobby "doors" open at 6:30, films at 7pm.

Streaming on-demand:
April 30 (9:30pm) - May 5 (11:59pm)


Door prizes!

Download OARS W&SFF Program

Join OARS and emcee EJ Labb for an evening filled with inspiration, nature, and adventure.
Sneak preview of some of the eleven films that will be shown:

The Church Forests of Ethiopia Award Winner: 2021 Best in Theme – “Resilient by Nature”
The story of the country’s Church Forests–pockets of lush biodiversity that are protected by hundreds of churches “scattered like emerald pearls across the brown sea of farm fields.”.
Matagi Mālohi: Strong Winds. The Pacific Climate Warriors, born out of the low-lying Pacific Islands, are an indigenous and youth lead movement who now have been on the front lines of climate change for decades -- their rally cry is “we are not drowning, we are fighting."
Tengefu Award Winner: 2021 Best Short
"Tengefu" is the Swahili word for "protected marine area." Abubakar spends his days dreaming about corals.
Pedal Through
You are invited into the world of Analise Cleopatra as she discovers the healing and joy of mountain biking.

Film Festival Sponsors
Interested in sponsoring our festival, please contact Julia or call 978-369-3956.

Community Friends

National Sponsors